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Seeing Us During COVID-19

April 17, 2020

With everyone encouraged to stay home and practice social distancing, it is important that we continue to provide you with a convenient yet safe way to reach us. At Mark Wong Surgery, we have commenced our Teleconsult service for this very purpose. Teleconsult uses modern technology to provide you with medical advice in the comfort […]

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COVID-19 and Gut Health

April 17, 2020

A Healthy Gut is A Healthy Life! Singapore is affectionately known as a ‘food paradise’, blessed with a wonderful variety of delicacies that we can often enjoy 24/7. However, such daily conveniences have also been severely disrupted. As well as protecting ourselves from the virus on the outside, we should not forget to strengthen our […]

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COVID-19 : Staying Safe and Staying Healthy

April 17, 2020

These are extraordinary times. COVID-19 (the illness caused by the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2) has officially been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. To date, more than 1.7 Million people have been infected with more than 100,000 deaths recorded in this span of 4 months. Many countries have sealed their borders and more than […]

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Detecting Colorectal Cancer Using Colonoscopy

April 29, 2020

Colorectal cancer is the most common cancer in Singapore. Those aged 45 years old and above have a higher risk of having colorectal cancer. But it is common to believe that if we feel well and do not experience any bleeding or pain, that we are not at risk of having colorectal cancer. This is […]

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Importance of Early Colorectal Cancer Screening

April 29, 2020

Colorectal cancer arises from the colon or rectum. This is the most common cancer in Singapore and the third most common cancer worldwide  Below are some important questions and answers that you should be familiar with. Why Screen for Colorectal Cancer? Not all cancers can be easily prevented or detected through regular screening. The good […]

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Is There a Way to Prevent Colon Cancer?

April 29, 2020

Sadly, there are no guaranteed ways to fully prevent colorectal cancer or any cancer for that matter. This is due to the many risk factors that contribute to causing cancer. Luckily, there are ways that you can lower your risk. Colorectal Cancer Screening This is your best bet of preventing colorectal cancer and reducing your […]

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Eating the Right Foods to Lower Colorectal Cancer Risk

April 29, 2020

Colorectal cancer is the most common cancer in Singapore and is the third most common cancer worldwide. According to experts and medical researchers, a healthy balanced diet paired with regular exercise to achieve an ideal body weight, can help to lower the risk of colorectal cancer. In this article, you will learn tips to reduce […]

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Exercise to Lower Your Risk of Colorectal Cancer

April 29, 2020

According to the Singapore Cancer Registry Annual Report 2015, colorectal cancer is the most common cancer in Singapore, with more than 1000 new cases diagnosed annually and rising. Colorectal cancer is now the third most common cancer worldwide. The burning question is, “how can we reduce our risk of getting colorectal cancer naturally?”. Studies have […]

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At Mark Wong Surgery, Your Health is Our Priority and it is Our Commitment to deliver the Personalised Care you deserve.